White Cane Day scheduled

June 24, 2016 The recently formed Batesville Lions club has scheduled its first fundraising event. Known for helping the blind and visually impaired, one of the …

Church-wide yard sale planned

June 24, 2016 SOUTHSIDE — A church-wide yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday at Emmanuel Baptist Church, located at …

8 arrested in firearms investigation

June 24, 2016 WEST MEMPHIS (AP) — Federal authorities say eight people have been arrested in the West Memphis area as part of a federal firearms investigation.

Roommate convicted of manslaughter

June 24, 2016 BLYTHEVILLE (AP) — A jury in Blytheville has convicted a man of manslaughter in last year’s shooting death of his roommate. Charles Campbell …

District court to close

June 24, 2016 The Independence County District Court will be closed from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to Tammy M. Gregory, chief clerk.

News of Other Days

June 24, 2016 36 YEARS AGO Kitty Sting, a porcelain artist from Memphis, Tenn., conducted a seminar for the Batesville China Painters at the home …

Author releases book

June 24, 2016 Dr. Ken Bridges, author of the History Minute column appearing in 42 Arkansas newspapers, has announced the publication of his latest book, “In an …

Musuem to have day camp

June 24, 2016 Mondays at the Museum Day Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Monday for first-third grades and 1 to 5 p.m. for …

Family reunions set

June 24, 2016 Satterwhite CAVE CITY — The family of Walter Satterwhite and Ora Lewis Satterwhite will have a reunion from 11 a.m. to 4 …